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Sailor, Sailor Moon! by enigmawing Sailor, Sailor Moon! by enigmawing
Ah, the infamous "Saban Moon," crushing the hopes and dreams of fans everywhere.

For those that don't know, Toon Makers produced a Sailor Moon pilot for an American audience back in 1994. It was a live-action/CG/hand-drawn animation hybrid that does little to resemble the original anime that was eventually dubbed into English by DiC. It sort of feels like a cross between Power Rangers, She-ra, and . . . Princess Gwenevere, maybe? The actual pilot never aired of course, but a presentation reel has long been available via youtube. [link]

The reason this pops into my head now is because a lot of production cels have recently turned up on eBay. I'm ashamed to admit that I sort of want one. ;p

***Drawn, colored, and crappily animated in CS5. ***
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Diaperpuff Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Where did this clear GIF of Igasu come from?
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Xemjas Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
I honestly would have been interested to see how they pulled it off once I noticed through my horror that one of them was in a wheel-chair. They beat Extreme Ghostbusters to the punch with a handi-capable hero........and now my brain has shipped them. Internet make that a thing!
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ArtificialCabbage Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014
I actually like this style, but the show probably would've been worse than the DiC dub
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FlyingPrincess Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
Thank god it never aired. It wouldn't be popular. But this is a good picture.
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XxNightstripexX Featured By Owner May 8, 2013
I actually kinda like the design. I love Sailor Moon, and I actually wouldn't really mind if DIC made their own adaptation of it, just as long as it's close to the original.
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CobrettiCallahan Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014
I doubt they would have. If anything I wish someone would redub the original uncut episodes.
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AtomicTiki Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Hah!
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CosmicFalcon-70 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
I actually really liked this look & outfit for Sailor Moon. Neat animation too :thumbsup:
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Wordgirlserenity67 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013
DiC sailor moon's better! Nice work though
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DeadDancers Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I will always have a fond spot in my heart for Sailor Barbie. :D As well as gratitude that it wasn't chosen over dubbing the original.
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